Health & Wellness

Hatha Yoga Beginner Class

Tuition: $75.00 Dover Residents: $70.00

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018

Time: 9:30 am - 10:45 am

This yoga class will focus on breathing techniques, stretching and relaxation.  Students need to be physically able to perform the postures taught.  Balancing aids are used to go deeper into the connective tissue and into the stretch.  Yoga is a way to explore the mind and body connection.  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.  Also recommended a foam block, a tie and a kneeling pad as props when needed.

Fridays, McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Kim Rivest

Kim has taught yoga for over 7 years at Vernon Continuing Adult Education and trained with Annie Simard at The Yoga Shop in South Windsor. She also taught at Club Fitness/Gold gym as an instructor for all levels.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Personal Self Defense

Tuition: $40.00 Dover Residents: $35.00

Start Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
End Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Defending ourselves is something that we hope we never have to do. However, it is something we should all know how to do. Learn how to prepare yourself mentally and ~ if necessary ~ to react physically. Wear comfortable  clothing.

Wednesdays @ Dover Middle School Library

Taught by:

Larry Holman

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Make and Take Homemade Herbal Teas

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

New blends!!! New Teas!!! Learn about the ancient and modern day healing and medicinal properties of teas!  Teas have been used to assist in treating depression, anxiety, insomnia, arthritis, digestive problems, boost immunity, alleviate headaches and for calming and energizing.  Create and make your own teas and take home a samples.  Make 3 teas to take home, 1-grounding,  2-comforting, 3-healing (aches and pains, depression, anxiety, headaches).

Bring a notebook to class.

McConnell Center Room 206B

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

CPR/AED Certification

Tuition: $50.00 Dover Residents: $50.00

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

LEARN A LIFESAVING SKILL! You will learn adult, child and infant CPR, how to use an AED and what to do if someone is choking in this American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course that has been updated for the latest guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver CPR/AED certification card which is valid for 2 years. This course involves hands-on skills practice.  Participants will be sitting, standing and kneeling to learn the lifesaving skills of CPR.

 

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
McConnell Center-Door 2-Cafeteria
61 Locust St
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Energy Medicine: Explore your Inner Healing

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Curious what ENERGY medicine is? Would you like a way to “reset” your “feel good” button to increase your energy level, improve concentration, clear toxins from your body, feel more grounded and experience more JOY? Join in on this workshop on learning how energy exercise can propel you towards greater health and happiness while balancing negative energies that assault your well-being.  Our bodies are amazingly resilient when using the right tools. Expand YOUR light.

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 15

Energy Medicine for Stress Relief

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

How to release built-up stress: Think in terms of opening a valve that lets off steam.  When you are feeling like a pressure cooker, you need to release congested energy from you body.  Come and learn a series of exercises for opening the valve, releasing the stress, unscrambling your energies, and taking yourself out of biochemical overwhelm.

McConnell Center Rm 208A

 

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Energy Medicine for Heart to Healthy Heart

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Did you know the heart is the body’s strongest electrical generator?  Along with being a powerhouse for forgiveness and compassion, it also produces hormones and has its own nervous system.  The Heart Math Institute suggests that the heart is “an access point to a source of wisdom and intelligence.”  In this class you are introduced to simple energy medicine exercises that calm and nourish the heart.  Everyone can learn to “Open the Heart” and shift old stress patterns that open  pathways to healing.

McConnell Center Room 208A

Taught by:

Mary Schwoerer

Mary is a retired N.H. Educator and Counselor.  She has her certification in Reiki, Yoga and Eden Energy Medicine Practioner.  Most recently all of her classes that she is offering here for Dover Adult we taught at Portsmouth Hospital.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Aromatherapy Glycerin Herbal Soap

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn about the healing properties of essential oils and herbs making a glycerin herb soap.  Choices includes: chamomile and lemongrass or lavender and rosemary.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Green Cleaning

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ready for some fun making a healthy alternative to cleaning chemicals? In this class you will be creating a all purpose cleaning spray, glass and window cleaning spray, and counter top cleaning spray, just to name a few.  You will also be taking the recipe sheet home with you!

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

Meditation for Anyone

Tuition: $65.00 Dover Residents: $60.00

Start Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
End Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to relax your body. Begin an exciting journey of self-discovery and awaken the energy within. Wear loose comfortable clothing and bring a pillow to sit on.

Wednesdays @ Dover Middle School Library

Taught by:

Larry Holman

Address:
Dover Middle School

Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Teacher Rollerball Recipes

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Great teacher gifts to help support the ones who instruct our children.  You will create some of these blends, clear the air room spray, class cheer room spray, grubby hands spray, and well teacher immunity blend.  Plus, you get top take the recipes home with you!

McConnell Center Room 220

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10

First Aid Certification

Tuition: $45.00 Dover Residents: $45.00

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO? This American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid course will teach participants how to recognize and help victims of medical and environmental emergencies and what to do if someone is injured. Subjects covered include, but are not limited to, allergic reactions, heart attack, stroke, seizures, breathing problems, diabetes, bleeding, bites and stings, heat and cold emergencies, head, neck and spinal injuries and more. This course has been updated for the new 2016 Guidelines. Participants who successfully complete the course will earn their Heartsaver First Aid certification card which is valid for 2 years. This course includes limited hands-on skills practice.

 

 

 

 

Taught by:

Gail Klanchesser

Gail has been an American Heart Association BLS Instructor for over 15 years.  She is a Training Center Faculty Member and the Community CPR Coordinator for Portsmouth Regional Hospital.  She is certified through the American Heart Association, American Safety & Health Institute, American Red Cross and Emergency University.  Gail owns and instructs through her local business Coastal CPR & First Aid, where she offer BLS, CPR/AED, First Aid, babysitting and safety courses.

Company: Coastal CPR & First Aid, LLC

Address:
McConnell Center-Door 2-Cafeteria
61 Locust St
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 12

Aromatherapy Lip Balm & Spray

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Utilizing all natural ingredients and essential oils such as peppermint and vanilla, and other oils make a moisturizing lip balm and aromatherapy spray and learn about the healing properties of essential oils.

McConnell Center, Room 206A

 

Taught by:

Cynthia Simon

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 8

Twelve Sprays of Christmas

Tuition: $35.00 Dover Residents: $30.00

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Just in time for the holidays!  There is not a doubt that certain smells remind you of the holidays.  We will be creating room sprays with a holiday scent.  You will want to keep several on hand in the bathroom, guest room, your bedroom, just to name a few.  These are a nontoxic alternative to ring in the holidays.  We will create four blends to take home, along with the recipe sheet for the entire collection.

McConnell Center Rm 220

Taught by:

Colleen Fahy

Colleen lives locally and enjoys helping people.  She has assisted with our former instructor, Kim Cole in make and take classes as well as holding her own.  She has taught at Kennebunk Free Library and participates as a vendor at local craft events.

Address:
McConnell Center
61 Locust St, Floor 2
Dover, NH
03820 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 10